In this Tutorial, we will examine , How to set up Amibroker for Real-time Scanning.
For this tutorial, download, unzip and use this AFL Scanner file . This is an Amibroker AFL Scanner file that scans for 8 34 ema BUY SELL crossover’s on 5 min candle.
Follow these steps with the screenshot of Amibroker attached below.
- Access the Amibroker scanner from the Toolbar ANALYSIS > NEW ANALYSIS
- Use the Pick a File Folder icon to select the Amibroker Scanner AFL File.
- On the APPLY TO drop down menu, select “All symbols”
- On the RANGE drop down menu, select “1 recent bars”
- On the Date Range FROM and TO calendar choose “today’s date”
- On the Settings drop down menu, “Set Auto-Repeat Scan/Explore” to 1min
- Click SCAN , the Amibroker will now run every 1 min scanning on 5 min candles.
After you have run the scanner manually once, leave it alone. The Scanner will automatically run every 1 min scanning on the latest 5 min candle for matching BUY and SELL conditions.
When a stock is identified with matching conditions, Amibroker will automatically list the stock in your analysis window.